Object Title

Hook-bladed knife

Hook-bladed knife

Date

1800-1899

Object Number

XXVID.155

Provenance

Acquired from Glencorse Museum, Glencose Barracks, Penicuick, Edinburgh, no. 576, 5th November 1991. From the collection of Major Sutherland RS.

Physical Description

The blade is double edged and of diamond section. The lower part has a pronounced curve, with a square end. The horn hilt is of waisted form, with a medial ridge. One branch of the pommel is broken off.

Dimensions

BladeLength200 mm
OverallLength298 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

Numbered 576 in white and black on white.

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